Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

To Support Local Nonprofits Serving Populations Impacted by COVID-19 BLOOMINGTON, IL – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its presence in our community, Illinois Prairie Community Foundation has established the IPCF COVID-19 Response Fund to support local nonprofits that serve populations who have been impacted by the COVID-19 virus and its economic consequences. The…

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Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

BLOOMINGTON – Area high school students are being sought to participate in Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) during the 2020-2021 school year. An initiative of the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, YEP is a program in which high school students allocate grant funds to local nonprofits. YEP provides opportunities to build leadership and teamwork skills while…

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By Munashe Kwangwari III Reposted from CIProud BLOOMINGTON — The Illinois Prairie Community Foundation awarded YWCA McLean County a grant of $1,645. The grant money will be used to create and educate students in YWCA’s Young Wonders Youth Development program about anti-bias. View video on program. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, more than one…

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Also Modifies IRA “Stretch” Rules and Creates New Estate Planning Challenges By Mike Sitrick, DuPage Foundation In December, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act) was among several pieces of legislation signed into law as part of a congressional appropriations bill. The Act seeks to improve our current retirement savings policy…

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Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

Applications Accepted During February BLOOMINGTON – Illinois Prairie Community Foundation will accept applications for grants in three categories from February 1-28, 2020. Interested applicants may find information about the grants here along with links to the online applications once the grant cycle opens. The Community Foundation expects to award more than $145,000 during this grant…

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Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

BLOOMINGTON – Eleven local nonprofit programs have been awarded a total of $37,161 in grants  thanks to the Women to Women Giving Circle and Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) at the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation. The Women to Women Giving Circle seeks to improve the lives of women and children in Central Illinois and focused…

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